Richard Zhu
Richard Zhu
Height: 6-0
Weight: 135
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Medford, Ore.
High School: North Medford

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Placed 34th in the San Francisco Invitational on Sept. 27 with an 8k time of 26:42 ... Placed 20th in the West Coast Preview on Nov. 1 with an 8k time of 26:40

COLLEGE PERSONAL BESTS -TRACK: 800m- 1:56; 1500m- 4:04 CROSS COUNTRY: 8k- 26:00

HIGH SCHOOL PERSONAL BESTS: 400m-51, 1500m-4:04; 3000m-9:07; 8k XC-26:40

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of North Medford High School ... Southwest Conference 2006 District Champions ... 1st North Medford team to qualify for OSAA statemeet ... 2007 6A trophy winners ... named 1st team southwest conference, 4x2nd team All conference ... honorable mention all conference.

PERSONAL: Son of Xing Chang and Li Zhen Chen ... has an older brother named Jun, an older sister named Jean, an older brother named Larry and a younger sister named Jennifer, 15 ... enjoys traveling, sky diving, trying exotic foods, tennis and hardball ... aspires for a career in education ... enjoysan occasional Orchestra concert.